Daddy’s Girl (Hopeless Attempt not to Cry Listening to That Song)

Heta Kuchka

Before the police told me on the phone that my dad had died, I realised nothing would be the same again. That song was playing in the background. Still ten years later, hearing it has a strong emotional impact on me.

Production Year
2008
Duration
00:04:30
Type
Genre
Tags
Original Title
Isin tyttö (Toivoton yritys pidätellä itkua kyseisen kappaleen soidessa)
Finnish Title
Isin tyttö (Toivoton yritys pidätellä itkua kyseisen kappaleen soidessa)
English Title
Daddy’s Girl (Hopeless Attempt not to Cry Listening to That Song)
Production Countries
Finland
Dialogue
No
Aspect Ratio
16:9
Sound
Yes
Cast
Heta Kuchka (Author)
Press Photos
Heta Kuchka is Finnish-American artist currently based in Helsinki, Finland. She graduated from the Academy of Fine Arts in Helsinki in 2001 (MFA). She is a versatile artist who works with video, photography and drawing. Her approach is often humoristic yet dealing with humanly significant matters, such as dying and getting older, or the young and their thoughts. Her recent works are increasingly collective. Kuchka was selected as the Young Artist of the Year in 2006. She has participated in exhibitions in Finland and abroad and in 2014 represented Finland at FocusFinland pavilion at ARCOmadrid art fair.